Cook I Catering & Banquets in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Job Description

Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Las Vegas opened on April 28, 2005 and was once again named the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Gold List,” a title received for the tenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 192,000 square feet of casino space, 21 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 103,000 square feet of retail space as well as three nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. In addition to two luxury retail esplanades, a Strip-front expansion, Wynn Plaza, is currently under construction and is scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2018.

As Cook I – Casual Dining your role will include:

Job Responsibilities:

* Engaging all guests to enhance the dining experience.
* Responsible for preparing and finishing foods on all stations with the kitchen
* Meet quality standards, as well as maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the work areas and equipment in accordance with Health Department standards.
* Assist the Chef as needed in execution of production.
* Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
* Apply basic knife skills required for preparation.
* Must be able to breakdown work station and complete closing duties by returning all food items to the proper storage areas, rotate all returned product, wrap, cover, label and date all items being put away, straighten up and organize all storage areas, clean up and wipe down food prep area, reach-in and walk ins.

Job Requirements

* Candidate must be able to communicate in English, read and follow recipes 2nd language a plus.
* 3 – 5 year’s culinary experience in a high volume, luxury hotel/restaurant kitchen preferred.
*Culinary training degree is preferred but not required.
* Requires the ability to work organized and within a team environment.
*Must be able to obtain and maintain any licensing or active work cards required, at present or in the future, for this position at all times
* Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

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